I launched SpringLaw 3 years ago. It was on April Fool’s Day 2017 and a friend of mine questioned whether I should delay it by a day so that people would not mistake my launch of a virtual law firm as a joke. My assistant Sandi and I proceeded to launch aways, figuring we’d be
March 2014 was one heck of a month for me. On March 1, my friend and colleague, Inna Koldorf, and I launched our new law firm, Koldorf Stam LLP.
After 10 years of practice, nearly 7 years at Baker & McKenzie, one of the planet’s largest law firms, I knew I needed to jump in to the new way of practicing law. We really are at a cross-road in how we deliver legal services – but more importantly, how we consume legal services. The internet has changed everything. You can look up statutes on CanLii, note up cases online, read blog posts full of legal ‘information’, or go to the Ministry of Labour website for labour standards – all for free. So where do lawyers fit in with all of this?